Kate Hopkins tackles Rachel Laudan's logic:

[She] leaves my head strained from the sudden shift from "the rejection of Industrial Food ethics" and equating that to "the rejection of technology". Dear Ms. Laudan, it is perfectly acceptable to respect the scythe yet loathe the one who wields it. In fact, in looking at the major food movements of the past generation, this is primarily what is going on. From the natural food movements of the seventies, to the Slow Food movement today, the underlying philosophy of these endeavors is the belief that we had put the faith of feeding our nation in the hands of corporations, and the best that they could come up with was food that was over-salted, over-sugared, and over-oiled. All of which was done by sacrificing regional diversity, flavors that many of us hold dear, and even basic nutrition.

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